The MD of Eddie Stobart has said he is “extremely pleased” that the Doncaster driver row has finally been resolved. Speaking after Unite revealed its members had accepted an improved redundancy offer, the details of which were not disclosed, Eddie Stobart MD David Pickering said: “Since the start of September, we’ve worked diligently and professionally to come up with the best possible package for the drivers and to provide a range of alternative employment options. “It’s a positive way to […]
Wholesaler Booker Retail Partners is facing a summer of uncertainty after HGV drivers at its south east London depot were offered the chance to vote for strike action in a row over pay.
Transport workers only exempt from self-isolation in “very limited exceptional cases”, government insists
The government has warned operators that exemptions to current Covid-19 self-isolation rules will only be for “very limited” exceptional circumstances, assessed on a case-by-case basis.
Eddie Stobart said its robust contingency plans would ensure the delivery of Walkers crisps to supermarkets were not disrupted, after HGV drivers geared up for strike action over a pay dispute.